“..Probably around 3,000 years ago.
Women are displayed with exposed breasts in Minoan artwork from 1500 B.C. Some historians believe that these ancient women went topless only during religious rituals –
- bare-breasted, buxom goddesses have been worshipped since the dawn of civilization –
- but some of the artworks depict everyday activities – suggesting that bare breasts may have been commonplace.
Just across the Mediterranean ancient Egyptian women sported elaborate dresses that could either cover the breasts or leave them exposed -
- depending on the whim of the designer…”
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